Letters of Sir Robert Hart, mainly to his wife Hester Jane, with some miscellaneous papers.
Letters of Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 304, d. 319-27, e. 124-7; Eng. misc. b. 108-9, c. 530, c. 531(R)
- Dates of Creation1866-1907
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description18 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Robert Hart, 1st Baronet (1835-1911) was inspector general of customs in China. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).
The papers were bought from G. Greer in 1972.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41359-76.